Child found safe after wandering from school

CHESHIRE, Conn. (WTNH)– Police responded to the Webb School in Cheshire after a child took off on foot before entering the school Monday morning.

Police say a parent was dropping off her child at the school around 9:15 AM when the child got out of the car and ran down Jarvis Street.

The child’s mother and the school staff immediately chased after the child.

911 was also called by a school clinician and first responders arrived moments later.

The child was found by the school’s support coordinator and a teacher’s assistant 15 minutes later in the backyard of a home.

The child was unharmed.

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